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Headword: *trihrau/lhs
Adler number: tau,976
Translated headword: warship-piper
Vetting Status: high
A noun.
Greek Original:
*trihrau/lhs: o)/noma.
Used (of a slave called Phormion) by Demosthenes 18.129. The word appears to be his coinage; elsewhere 'piper' alone sufficed.
cf. generally tau 974, tau 975, tau 977.
L. Casson, Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World (Baltimore 1995) 304, 309
Keywords: definition; military affairs; meter and music; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 November 2002@08:48:22.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 6 November 2002@17:20:12.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 18 June 2004@10:26:13.
David Whitehead on 25 July 2011@10:01:17.


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